Activism

logo_iweci2Most recently I had the opportunity to join the staff of the International Women’s Environmental Climate Initiative in helping to produce a Summit of 100 women from around the globe in addressing the global climate crisis. The weekend was awe inspiring and included powerful women activists like Jane GoodallVandana Shiva and Amy Goodman. We were joined by powerful male allies like Ted Turner and Larry Schweiger. As an activist who in continually disturbed by the whiteness of progressive movements and conferences in the USA, I was blown away by that the majority were women of color and their amazing presence and contributions. My job at the summit was to help set up and manage the live cast of the presentations. I very much encourage you to watch the videos archived here. Friday night features a conversation that Vandana Shiva and Jane Goodall moderated by Amy Goodman (embedded below):

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